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The Hive and the Honey Bee
                                        Edited by Roy A. Grout 1954 ~
                                        Dadant & Sons Ill
The Hive and
                                        the Honey Bee Edited by Roy A.
                                        Grout 1954 ~ Dadant & Sons
                                        IllThe Hive and
                                        the Honey Bee Edited by Roy A.
                                        Grout 1954 ~ Dadant & Sons
                                        IllThe Hive and
                                        the Honey Bee Edited by Roy A.
                                        Grout 1954 ~ Dadant & Sons
                                        IllThe Hive and
                                        the Honey Bee Edited by Roy A.
                                        Grout 1954 ~ Dadant & Sons
                                        IllThe Hive and
                                        the Honey Bee Edited by Roy A.
                                        Grout 1954 ~ Dadant & Sons
                                        IllThe Hive and
                                        the Honey Bee Edited by Roy A.
                                        Grout 1954 ~ Dadant & Sons
                                        Ill











The Hive and the Honey Bee Edited by Roy A. Grout 1954 ~ Dadant & Sons Ill

Hardcover: 652 pages
Publisher: Dadant & Sons Ill Second Printing 1954
Product Dimensions: 9.75 x 6 x 1.2 inches

With the Collaboration of A Staff of Specialists. Revised edition. Dadant & Sons - Hamilton, Illinois.

An encyclopedia pertaining to scientific and practical culture of bees. Everything a beekeeper needs to know about obtaining and keeping bee hives. The book is an encyclopedia of information and terms on the honeybee. If you keep bees or want to keep bees or simply want to know more about this unappreciated, but vital aid to our modern agriculture, you need this book.

Black-and-white illustrations in the text with drawn frontispiece. Decorated endpapers. Spanish brown or maroon original linen cover with gold-plated title and spine. Front cover shows scratch ( see photos ) and title page has minor closed tear at spine...hard to see. Otherwise good, clean copy.

Item #boc10839 $35.00



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Vintage 1968 Second
                                        Printing Bird Portraits in Color
                                        by Thomas Sadler Roberts
Vintage 1968 Second
                                        Printing Bird Portraits in Color
                                        by Thomas Sadler RobertsVintage 1968 Second
                                        Printing Bird Portraits in Color
                                        by Thomas Sadler RobertsVintage 1968 Second
                                        Printing Bird Portraits in Color
                                        by Thomas Sadler RobertsVintage 1968 Second
                                        Printing Bird Portraits in Color
                                        by Thomas Sadler RobertsVintage 1968 Second
                                        Printing Bird Portraits in Color
                                        by Thomas Sadler RobertsVintage 1968 Second
                                        Printing Bird Portraits in Color
                                        by Thomas Sadler Roberts
Vintage 1968 Second
                                        Printing Bird Portraits in Color
                                        by Thomas Sadler RobertsVintage 1968 Second
                                        Printing Bird Portraits in Color
                                        by Thomas Sadler Roberts
Vintage 1968 Second
                                        Printing Bird Portraits in Color
                                        by Thomas Sadler RobertsVintage 1968
                                        Second Printing Bird Portraits
                                        in Color by Thomas Sadler
                                        RobertsVintage 1968
                                        Second Printing Bird Portraits
                                        in Color by Thomas Sadler
                                        Roberts









Vintage 1968 Bird Portraits in Color by Thomas Sadler Roberts

Great 1968 second printing of the original 1934 version of "The Birds of Minnesota. "

"Bird Portraits in Color" was was published by University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, 1960. Illustrated with 92 color plates by well known wildlife artists Allan Brooks, George Miksch Sutton, Walter Alois Weber, Frances Lee Jaques, Walter John Breckenridge, and one plate by Louis Agassiz Fuertes.

Two Hundred Ninety-Five North American Species.

The illustrations are absolutely gorgeous and were produced using seven color lithography. The printing plates have been lost, so this (later) 1968 version of this book was the last one printed.

Tan cloth cover with rust colored embossed flying ducks on the front and back.

Size is 11 inches high by 8 1/2 inches wide. The book itself is excellent condition, tight and intact.  The dust jacket has some tears, please see photos! The color printing is beautiful. Added inside this book by previous owner is a 40 numbered list of birds....perhaps his cataloging. Also what looks to be a vintage paper diner place-mat showing the Bird Migration (by Springprint)

Item# boc10616
$17.50


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ABC and XYZ of
                                        BEE Culture The A.I. Root Bee
                                        Library 1983 edition Hardcover
ABC and XYZ of
                                        BEE Culture The A.I. Root Bee
                                        Library 1983 edition HardcoverABC and XYZ of
                                        BEE Culture The A.I. Root Bee
                                        Library 1983 edition HardcoverABC and XYZ of
                                        BEE Culture The A.I. Root Bee
                                        Library 1983 edition HardcoverABC and XYZ of
                                        BEE Culture The A.I. Root Bee
                                        Library 1983 edition HardcoverABC and XYZ of
                                        BEE Culture The A.I. Root Bee
                                        Library 1983 edition HardcoverABC and XYZ of
                                        BEE Culture The A.I. Root Bee
                                        Library 1983 edition Hardcover











ABC and XYZ of BEE Culture The A.I. Root Bee Library 1983 edition Hardcover

Hardcover: 736 pages
Publisher: A. I. Root Company (January 1, 1983)
Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 1.2 inches

An encyclopedia pertaining to scientific and practical culture of bees. Everything a beekeeper needs to know about obtaining and keeping bee hives. The book is an encyclopedia of information and terms on the honeybee. If you keep bees or want to keep bees or simply want to know more about this unappreciated, but vital aid to our modern agriculture, you need this book.

Book in excellent condition w/o jacket. Decorated endpapers. Clean and tight, spotless interior.

Item #boc10823 $48.00











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The Landscape Gardening
                                        Book; NY McBride, Winston and
                                        Company, 1911 Grace TaborThe Landscape
                                        Gardening Book; NY McBride,
                                        Winston and Company, 1911 Grace
                                        TaborThe Landscape
                                        Gardening Book; NY McBride,
                                        Winston and Company, 1911 Grace
                                        TaborThe Landscape
                                        Gardening Book; NY McBride,
                                        Winston and Company, 1911 Grace
                                        TaborThe Landscape
                                        Gardening Book; NY McBride,
                                        Winston and Company, 1911 Grace
                                        TaborThe Landscape
                                        Gardening Book; NY McBride,
                                        Winston and Company, 1911 Grace
                                        TaborThe Landscape
                                        Gardening Book; NY McBride,
                                        Winston and Company, 1911 Grace
                                        Tabor

The Landscape
                                        Gardening Book; NY McBride,
                                        Winston and Company, 1911 Grace
                                        Tabor









The Landscape Gardening Book; NY McBride, Winston and Company, 1911 Grace Tabor

Wherein are Set Down the Simple Laws of Beauty and Utility Which Should Guide the Development of All Grounds. ~  An important work in the history of American garden design, featuring mostly examples from larger contemporary American gardens. First Edition.

Grace Tabor's The Landscape Gardening Book. "Grace Tabor, one of the first women to identify herself professionally as a landscape architect, was born around 1873 in Cuba, N.Y. She studied at the Art Students League in Buffalo and in New York City, and at the New York School of Applied Design for Women . . . She is best known as a writer on landscape design and architecture. Beginning in 1905, Tabor wrote and drew plans for such magazines as The Garden Magazine and Country Life in America. She also wrote regularly for A Woman's Home Companion. In 1920 she began a garden column for the magazine that ran until 1941.

180 pages including an Index. Black & white photographs throughout. Very good copy in dark blue cloth binding with gilt decoration with applied paste down color photo to the front cover. The covers show some mild wear with slightly bumped corners and spine ends. Flash doesn't do this favors. Interior very clean and tight. No writings. This measures 10.25" x 8" x 1"

Item #boc10753 $ 40.00

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Trees and shrubs of
                                        Minnesota, by Carl Otto
                                        Rosendahl and Frederic K.
                                        Butters ~ 1928
Trees and shrubs of
                                        Minnesota, by Carl Otto
                                        Rosendahl and Frederic K.
                                        Butters ~ 1928Trees and shrubs of
                                        Minnesota, by Carl Otto
                                        Rosendahl and Frederic K.
                                        Butters ~ 1928Trees and shrubs of
                                        Minnesota, by Carl Otto
                                        Rosendahl and Frederic K.
                                        Butters ~ 1928Trees and shrubs of
                                        Minnesota, by Carl Otto
                                        Rosendahl and Frederic K.
                                        Butters ~ 1928Trees and shrubs of
                                        Minnesota, by Carl Otto
                                        Rosendahl and Frederic K.
                                        Butters ~ 1928Trees and shrubs of
                                        Minnesota, by Carl Otto
                                        Rosendahl and Frederic K.
                                        Butters ~ 1928











Trees and shrubs of Minnesota, by Carl Otto Rosendahl and Frederic K. Butters ~ 1928

Publisher: The University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

Publication Date: 1928 ~ First Edition

This work is a complete and authoritative account of the trees and shrubs of Minnesota, both native and introduced. It serves also for the surrounding area from the Great Lakes to the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Keys to the families, genera, and species are included as well as notes on what varieties of trees and shrubs to plaint and where to plant them.

The book contains photographs, illustrations, glossary, maps, and an index. About 7" x 10". 

Very good clean and tight. Cover shows some spotting (looks worse than is due to flash). Covers and spine ends mild bumps and normal wear. This copy is clean and solid. Interior very nice, cover page shows a bend in page and one or two inside have bent corners. Otherwise very nice and clean.

Item# boc10802  $25.00



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The Perennial Garden Color
                                        Harmonies through the Seasons by
                                        Jeff and Marilyn Cox 1985The Perennial Garden Color
                                        Harmonies through the Seasons by
                                        Jeff and Marilyn Cox 1985The Perennial Garden Color
                                        Harmonies through the Seasons by
                                        Jeff and Marilyn Cox 1985The Perennial Garden Color
                                        Harmonies through the Seasons by
                                        Jeff and Marilyn Cox 1985











The Perennial Garden Color Harmonies through the Seasons by Jeff and Marilyn Cox 1985

ISBN 10: 0878575731
Publisher: Rodale Press - Emmaus, Pennsylvania

A hands-on guide to growing perennials with an easy-to-use chart of details on culture, bloom color, and use for over 300 plants. Includes keys for successful perennial gardening, creating a garden that blooms in all seasons, turning any property into a living work of art, and more.

Very good hardback. This measures 7.75" x 9.5"

Item #boc10133 $ 12.50









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Manual Of Cultivated
                                        Plants, Most Commonly Grown in
                                        the Continental United States
                                        and Canada Hardcover – 1977 by
                                        L. Bailey
Manual Of
                                        Cultivated Plants, Most Commonly
                                        Grown in the Continental United
                                        States and Canada Hardcover –
                                        1977 by L. BaileyManual Of
                                        Cultivated Plants, Most Commonly
                                        Grown in the Continental United
                                        States and Canada Hardcover –
                                        1977 by L. BaileyManual Of
                                        Cultivated Plants, Most Commonly
                                        Grown in the Continental United
                                        States and Canada Hardcover –
                                        1977 by L. BaileyManual Of
                                        Cultivated Plants, Most Commonly
                                        Grown in the Continental United
                                        States and Canada Hardcover –
                                        1977 by L. BaileyManual Of
                                        Cultivated Plants, Most Commonly
                                        Grown in the Continental United
                                        States and Canada Hardcover –
                                        1977 by L. BaileyManual Of
                                        Cultivated Plants, Most Commonly
                                        Grown in the Continental United
                                        States and Canada Hardcover –
                                        1977 by L. BaileyManual Of
                                        Cultivated Plants, Most Commonly
                                        Grown in the Continental United
                                        States and Canada Hardcover –
                                        1977 by L. Bailey
Manual Of
                                        Cultivated Plants, Most Commonly
                                        Grown in the Continental United
                                        States and Canada Hardcover –
                                        1977 by L. Bailey










Manual Of Cultivated Plants, Most Commonly Grown in the Continental United States and Canada Hardcover – 1977 by L. Bailey

Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company

Manual of cultivated plants to provide a ready means for the identification of the species in the usual domestic flora of the continental United States.

"The purpose of this Revised Manual of Cultivated Plants, as of th original work, is to provide a ready means for the identification of the species in the usual domestic flora of the continental United States and Canada."

Greatly illustrated. Wonderful gift for the everyday gardener or botanist.

Very good ~ covers show some normal wear with slightly bumped corners including spine ends. Some slight fraying. The previous owner put his name on outer page ends. See photos. Black marker hides name on front blank page. Otherwise very clean and tight. No other writings.

Item# boc10801  $35.00






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